Modern History of the Kurds / Edition 3by David McDowall
Pub. Date: 03/04/2004
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
In this critically acclaimed history of the Kurds, McDowall explains the failure of modern states to respond to the brutal oppression of the Kurds by Iranian, Iraqi, and Turkish governments, and how rivalries within Kurdish society heave kept Kurish nationalism from fully developing.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Kurdish identity and social formation. Book I The Kurds in the age of tribe and empire: 2. Kurdistan before the 19th century; 3. Ottoman Kurdistan, 1800-1850; 4. Ottoman Kurdistan, 1850-1914; 5. The Qajars and the Kurdis; 6. Revolution, nationalism and war, 1908-1918. Book II Incorporating the Kurds: 7. Redrawing the map: the partition of Ottoman Kurdistan; 8. The Kurds, Britain and Iraq; 9. Incorporating Turkey's Kurds; 10. The Kurds under Reza Shah. Book III Ethno-nationalism in Iran: 11. Tribe or Ethnicity? The Mahabad Republic; 12. Iran: Creating a National movement; 13. Subjects of the Shi'i republic. Book IV Ethno-nationalism in Iraq: 14. The birth of a nationalist movement under Hashimite Rule; 15. The Kurds in revolutionary Iraq; 16. The Kurds under the Baath, 1968-1975; 17. The road to genocide, 1975-1988; 18. Uprising and self-rule. Book V Ethno-nationalism in Turkey: 19. The Kurdish national revival in Turkey, 1946-1979; 20. The PKK and the mass movement. Afterword: Retrospect and prospect. Appendix: The treaty of Sevres.
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